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How to Test Overcurrent Relays: An Introduction to Protective Relaying Online Seminar – 05/2022 Update

All of the main videos of Lesson 4: How to Test Simple Digital Overcurrent Relays have been recorded and are in the editing process! Here are the topics in this lesson:

  1. Introduction to Simple Digital Overcurrent Relays
  2. How to Prepare to Test a Simple Digital Overcurrent Relay
  3. How to Prepare to Test a Simple Digital Overcurrent Relay With Your Test-Set
  4. How to Connect a Test-Set to a Simple Digital Overcurrent Relay
  5. How to Connect a Simple Digital Overcurrent Relay to Your Test-Set
  6. How to Configure Input Sensing When Testing Digital Relays
  7. How to Create a 51-Pickup Test Plan for a Simple Digital Overcurrent Relay
  8. How to Perform Manual Pickup Tests on a Simple Digital Overcurrent Relay With Your Test-Set
  9. How to Adjust the 51-Pickup on a Simple Digital Overcurrent Relay
  10. How to Perform a Ramping 51-Pickup Test on a Simple Digital Overcurrent Relay With Your Test-Set
  11. How to Create a 51-Timing Test Plan for a Simple Digital Overcurrent Relay
  12. How to Perform 51-Timing Tests on a Simple Digital Overcurrent Relay
  13. How to Perform 51-Timing Tests on a Simple Digital Overcurrent Relay With Your Test-Set
  14. How to Create a 50-Pickup Test Plan for a Simple Digital Overcurrent Relay
  15. How to Adjust the 50-Pickup on a Simple Digital Overcurrent Relay
  16. How to Perform a 50-Pickup Test on a Simple Digital Overcurrent Relay With Your Test-Set
  17. How to Verify the Outputs on a Simple Digital Overcurrent Relay
  18. How to Verify the Targets on a Simple Digital Overcurrent Relay
  19. How to Put the Simple Digital Overcurrent Relay Back Into Service
  20. How to Verify the Trip Circuit Connected to a Simple Digital Overcurrent Relay
  21. How to Verify the In-Service Relay Inputs Connected to a Simple Digital Overcurrent Relay
  22. Putting It All Together
  23. Putting It All Together With Your Test-Set
  24. All the Extras – Downloads, Credits, and Additional Training options

The next lesson will be a brief introduction to the kinds of electrical studies needed to create overcurrent relay settings (Load-Flow, Fault Contribution, Coordination, and Arc Flash).

Leave a comment below if there’s something you want us to cover, but remember, this is just an introduction that gives a relay tester a peek behind the curtain to help them interpret TCCs and find mistakes. It is not a “How to Create Engineering Studies” lesson.

You can get more info about the rest of the course here (https://relaytraining.com/how-to-test-overcurrent-relays-an-introduction-to-protective-relaying-online-seminar-2022-update/)

About the Author Chris Werstiuk

Chris is an Electrical Engineering Technologist, a Journeyman Power System Electrician, and a Professional Engineer. He is also the Author of The Relay Testing Handbook series and founder of Valence Electrical Training Services. You can find out more about Chris here.

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